Recognitions and Awards Angelica Has Received

City of Allen Park, Michigan;

Angelica Lutheran Church Fiftieth Anniversary:

WHEREAS, Sunday, September 28, 1997 marks the Fiftieth Anniversary of Angelica Lutheran Church in our city, which was dedicated to the service of God and humanity; and

WHEREAS, we give pause, honor, and praise this day for the deep and abiding Christian commitment of those who in faith began this work, and for all those who have given as unselfishly during these many years to help this work grow and thrive, and provide valuable human services where the need was great, and

WHEREAS, our entire community has benefited from the fine Christian influence this church has exerted through the years, and the many facets of its outreach and practical assistance to the needy, and

WHEREAS, it is a great pleasure to extend this expression of our esteem and best wishes to the members of this congregation on the memorable occasion of this Anniversary;

NOW THEREFORE, I do hereby proclaim September 28, 1997 as Angelica Lutheran Church Anniversary Day in our community, and further provide that a copy of this tribute be presented to the congregation in testimony of the high regard in which this church is held in the City of Allen Park.

– Kenneth E. Ford, Mayor